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DOI CHIANG DAO

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Area (ha):112,300
Altitude (m):480-2175
# Species:273
# Excl Vagrants:273
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:0
Species/100 ha:0.2
Habitat: Pine forest, pine-oak forest, evergreen forest, open scrub

BIRD CHECKLIST

The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

color codes

 
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

1Bar-backed PartridgeArborophila brunneopectus
2Hume's PheasantSyrmaticus humiae
3Scaly-breasted PartridgeTropicoperdix chloropus

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

4Spotted DoveSpilopelia chinensis
5Barred Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia unchall
6<Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon>Treron apicauda
7Wedge-tailed Green-PigeonTreron sphenurus
8White-bellied Green-PigeonTreron sieboldii
9Mountain Imperial-PigeonDucula badia

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

10|Common Cuckoo|Cuculus canorus
11Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
12Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
13Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis
14Violet CuckooChrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
15Malaysian Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx fugax
16Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus

 
Frogmouths: Podargidae

17Hodgson's FrogmouthBatrachostomus hodgsoni
18Blyth's FrogmouthBatrachostomus affinis

 
Swifts: Apodidae

19Himalayan SwiftletAerodramus brevirostris
20Cook's SwiftApus cooki
21/Dark-rumped Swift/Apus acuticauda
22House SwiftApus nipalensis
23Asian Palm SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

24Crested TreeswiftHemiprocne coronata

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

25Black-tailed CrakeZapornia bicolor

 
Buttonquail: Turnicidae

26Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

27/Chinese Pond-Heron/Ardeola bacchus
28Striated HeronButorides striata

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

29/Eastern Marsh-Harrier/Circus spilonotus
30Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
31ShikraAccipiter badius
32BesraAccipiter virgatus
33/Common Buzzard/Buteo buteo

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

34Oriental Bay-OwlPhodilus badius

 
Owls: Strigidae

35Mountain Scops-OwlOtus spilocephalus
36Spot-bellied Eagle-OwlKetupa nipalensis
37Collared OwletGlaucidium brodiei
38Asian Barred OwletGlaucidium cuculoides

 
Hoopoes: Upupidae

39Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epops

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

40Oriental Pied-HornbillAnthracoceros albirostris

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

41Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
42White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

43Blue-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis athertoni

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

44Great BarbetPsilopogon virens
45Blue-throated BarbetPsilopogon asiaticus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

46Speckled PiculetPicumnus innominatus
47White-browed PiculetSasia ochracea
48Gray-capped Pygmy WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus
49Rufous-bellied WoodpeckerDendrocopos hyperythrus
50Stripe-breasted WoodpeckerDendrocopos atratus
51Bamboo WoodpeckerGecinulus viridis
52Greater YellownapeChrysophlegma flavinucha

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

53Collared FalconetMicrohierax caerulescens
54|Amur Falcon|Falco amurensis
55Oriental HobbyFalco severus
56Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Asian and Grauer's Broadbills: Eurylaimidae

57Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae

 
Pittas: Pittidae

58Rusty-naped PittaHydrornis oatesi
59(Hooded Pitta)Pitta sordida

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

60Small MinivetPericrocotus cinnamomeus
61Gray-chinned MinivetPericrocotus solaris
62Short-billed MinivetPericrocotus brevirostris
63Long-tailed MinivetPericrocotus ethologus
64Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
65/Ashy Minivet/Pericrocotus divaricatus
66Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
67Black-winged CuckooshrikeLalage melaschistos
68Indochinese CuckooshrikeLalage polioptera

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

69Pied Shrike-BabblerPteruthius flaviscapis
70Black-eared Shrike-BabblerPteruthius melanotis
71Clicking Shrike-BabblerPteruthius intermedius
72White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

73/Slender-billed Oriole/Oriolus tenuirostris
74Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus
75Maroon OrioleOriolus traillii
76/Silver Oriole/Oriolus mellianus

 
Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

77Large WoodshrikeTephrodornis virgatus
78Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus

 
Ioras: Aegithinidae

79Common IoraAegithina tiphia
80Great IoraAegithina lafresnayei

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

81White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

82Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus
83Crow-billed DrongoDicrurus annectens
84Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus
85Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remifer
86Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottus

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

87Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea
88Blyth's Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone affinis

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

89|Tiger Shrike|Lanius tigrinus
90/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus
91Burmese ShrikeLanius collurioides
92|Long-tailed Shrike|Lanius schach
93/Gray-backed Shrike/Lanius tephronotus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

94Eurasian JayGarrulus glandarius
95Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensis
96Gray TreepieDendrocitta formosae

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

97Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

98Cinereous TitParus cinereus
99Yellow-cheeked TitMachlolophus spilonotus
100Sultan TitMelanochlora sultanea

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

101Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
102Dark-necked TailorbirdOrthotomus atrogularis
103Hill PriniaPrinia superciliaris
104Rufescent PriniaPrinia rufescens
105Gray-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii
106Plain PriniaPrinia inornata

 
Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

107/Thick-billed Warbler/Arundinax aedon

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

108/Brown Bush Warbler/Locustella luteoventris
109Russet Bush WarblerLocustella mandelli

 
Cupwings: Pnoepygidae

110Pygmy CupwingPnoepyga pusilla

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

111Dusky Crag-MartinPtyonoprogne concolor
112/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
113/Red-rumped Swallow/Cecropis daurica
114Striated SwallowCecropis striolata
115/Asian House-Martin/Delichon dasypus

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

116Black-headed BulbulBrachypodius melanocephalos
117Crested FinchbillSpizixos canifrons
118Striated BulbulPycnonotus striatus
119Black-crested BulbulPycnonotus flaviventris
120Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus
121Brown-breasted BulbulPycnonotus xanthorrhous
122Sooty-headed BulbulPycnonotus aurigaster
123Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni
124Flavescent BulbulPycnonotus flavescens
125Streak-eared BulbulPycnonotus conradi
126Puff-throated BulbulAlophoixus pallidus
127Gray-eyed BulbulIole propinqua
128Black BulbulHypsipetes leucocephalus

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

129/Yellow-browed Warbler/Phylloscopus inornatus
130/Hume's Warbler/Phylloscopus humei
131/Radde's Warbler/Phylloscopus schwarzi
132/Yellow-streaked Warbler/Phylloscopus armandii
133/Dusky Warbler/Phylloscopus fuscatus
134/Buff-throated Warbler/Phylloscopus subaffinis
135/Gray-crowned Warbler/Phylloscopus tephrocephalus
136/Greenish Warbler/Phylloscopus trochiloides
137/Pale-legged Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus tenellipes
138/Arctic Warbler/Phylloscopus borealis
139/Yellow-vented Warbler/Phylloscopus cantator
140Blyth's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus reguloides
141Davison's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus intensior

 
Bush Warblers and Allies: Scotocercidae

142Pale-footed Bush WarblerUrosphena pallidipes
143/Asian Stubtail/Urosphena squameiceps
144Gray-bellied TesiaTesia cyaniventer
145Slaty-bellied TesiaTesia olivea
146Chestnut-headed TesiaCettia castaneocoronata
147Yellow-bellied WarblerAbroscopus superciliaris
148Rufous-faced WarblerAbroscopus albogularis
149Mountain TailorbirdPhyllergates cucullatus
150/Manchurian Bush Warbler/Horornis canturians
151/Aberrant Bush Warbler/Horornis flavolivaceus

 
Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

152Lesser WhitethroatCurruca curruca
153Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense
154Gray-headed ParrotbillPsittiparus gularis

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

155Striated YuhinaStaphida castaniceps
156/Chestnut-flanked White-eye/Zosterops erythropleurus
157/Swinhoe's White-eye/Zosterops simplex
158Hume's White-eyeZosterops auriventer

 
Tree-Babblers, Scimitar-Babblers, and Allies: Timaliidae

159Chestnut-capped BabblerTimalia pileata
160Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis
161Golden BabblerCyanoderma chrysaeum
162Rufous-fronted BabblerCyanoderma rufifrons
163Brown-crowned Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus phayrei
164Red-billed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus ochraceiceps
165White-browed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus schisticeps
166Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-BabblerErythrogenys erythrogenys
167Gray-throated BabblerStachyris nigriceps

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

168Collared BabblerGampsorhynchus torquatus
169Rufous-winged FulvettaSchoeniparus castaneceps
170Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps
171Buff-breasted BabblerPellorneum tickelli
172Streaked Wren-BabblerGypsophila brevicaudata
173Eyebrowed Wren-BabblerNapothera epilepidota

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

174Brown-cheeked FulvettaAlcippe poioicephala
175Morrison's FulvettaAlcippe morrisonia
176Chestnut-crowned LaughingthrushTrochalopteron erythrocephalum
177Long-tailed SibiaHeterophasia picaoides
178Black-backed SibiaHeterophasia melanoleuca
179Blue-winged MinlaActinodura cyanouroptera
180Spectacled BarwingActinodura ramsayi
181Lesser Necklaced LaughingthrushGarrulax monileger
182White-crested LaughingthrushGarrulax leucolophus
183White-necked LaughingthrushGarrulax strepitans
184Black-throated LaughingthrushPterorhinus chinensis
185White-browed LaughingthrushPterorhinus sannio
186Greater Necklaced LaughingthrushPterorhinus pectoralis

 
Nuthatches: Sittidae

187Chestnut-vented NuthatchSitta nagaensis
188Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis
189Giant NuthatchSitta magna

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

190Rosy StarlingPastor roseus
191Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabarica
192Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
193Great MynaAcridotheres grandis
194/Spot-winged Starling/Saroglossa spilopterus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

195|Siberian Thrush|Geokichla sibirica
196Dark-sided ThrushZoothera marginata
197/White's Thrush/Zoothera aurea
198Scaly ThrushZoothera dauma
199/Gray-winged Blackbird/Turdus boulboul
200Black-breasted ThrushTurdus dissimilis
201/Eyebrowed Thrush/Turdus obscurus
202Green CochoaCochoa viridis

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

203Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
204Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
205White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus
206Hainan Blue FlycatcherCyornis hainanus
207Pale Blue FlycatcherCyornis unicolor
208Blue-throated FlycatcherCyornis rubeculoides
209Hill Blue FlycatcherCyornis whitei
210Large NiltavaNiltava grandis
211/Rufous-bellied Niltava/Niltava sundara
212|Blue-and-white Flycatcher|Cyanoptila cyanomelana
213Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus
214Lesser ShortwingBrachypteryx leucophris
215/Siberian Blue Robin/Larvivora cyane
216/White-bellied Redstart/Luscinia phaenicuroides
217Blue Whistling-ThrushMyophonus caeruleus
218White-crowned ForktailEnicurus leschenaulti
219Black-backed ForktailEnicurus immaculatus
220Slaty-backed ForktailEnicurus schistaceus
221/Siberian Rubythroat/Calliope calliope
222Blue-fronted RobinCinclidium frontale
223White-tailed RobinMyiomela leucurum
224/Red-flanked Bluetail/Tarsiger cyanurus
225/Slaty-blue Flycatcher/Ficedula tricolor
226/Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher/Ficedula strophiata
227/Sapphire Flycatcher/Ficedula sapphira
228Little Pied FlycatcherFicedula westermanni
229/Ultramarine Flycatcher/Ficedula superciliaris
230/Taiga Flycatcher/Ficedula albicilla
231/Blue-fronted Redstart/Phoenicurus frontalis
232/White-capped Redstart/Phoenicurus leucocephalus
233/Daurian Redstart/Phoenicurus auroreus
234/Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush/Monticola rufiventris
235/White-throated Rock-Thrush/Monticola gularis
236Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius
237Amur StonechatSaxicola stejnegeri
238Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata
239/Gray Bushchat/Saxicola ferreus

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

240Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agile
241Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum
242Yellow-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum melanozanthum
243Plain FlowerpeckerDicaeum minullum
244Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus
245Scarlet-backed FlowerpeckerDicaeum cruentatum

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

246Ruby-cheeked SunbirdChalcoparia singalensis
247Purple SunbirdCinnyris asiaticus
248Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis
249Black-throated SunbirdAethopyga saturata
250/Mrs. Gould's Sunbird/Aethopyga gouldiae
251Crimson SunbirdAethopyga siparaja
252Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra
253Streaked SpiderhunterArachnothera magna
254Purple-naped SpiderhunterKurochkinegramma hypogrammicum

 
Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

255Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

 
Leafbirds: Chloropseidae

256Blue-winged LeafbirdChloropsis cochinchinensis
257Golden-fronted LeafbirdChloropsis aurifrons
258Orange-bellied LeafbirdChloropsis hardwickii

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

259White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
260Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata
261<Pin-tailed Parrotfinch>Erythrura prasina

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

262Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

263|Forest Wagtail|Dendronanthus indicus
264/Gray Wagtail/Motacilla cinerea
265/White Wagtail/Motacilla alba
266/Olive-backed Pipit/Anthus hodgsoni

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

267Spot-winged GrosbeakMycerobas melanozanthos
268/Common Rosefinch/Carpodacus erythrinus
269/Scarlet Finch/Carpodacus sipahi
270/Black-headed Greenfinch/Chloris ambigua

 
Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

271/Little Bunting/Emberiza pusilla
272/Crested Bunting/Emberiza lathami
273/Chestnut Bunting/Emberiza rutila

 

 *Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
**Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.

OTHER LOCALES

PRESENCE CODES

CodeDescription##
//Boreal Visitor60
\\Austral Visitor0
||Transient7
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
<>Erratic/Irregular2
()Breeding Season Only1
{}Casual/Vagrant2
[]Accidental0

STATUS CODES

CodeDescription##
NTNear Threatened1
VVulnerable1
ENEndangered3
CRCritically Endangered0

Species counts in code tables depend on completeness of the data. For some countries or locales, data may not include all species or information on species presence may be incomplete.